The Central Minnesota Woodworker's Association is a group of men and women from around the St. Cloud Minnesota area who share a common interest in the art and business of woodworking. We meet monthly in St. Cloud to share information, techniques and topics of interest in the area of woodworking. Learn more about membership or support.

September CMWA Meeting

Our September meeting topic will be a DVD titled “Unlocking the Secrets of Traditional Design”, with George Walker. A Lie-Nielsen TOOLWORKS video.

August CMWA Meeting

August's CMWA meeting will be a demonstration by Denny Myers on hand cut dovetails.

July CMWA Meeting

July’s CMWA Meeting will be a DVD by Christopher Schwarz on the right tool to use for each stage of woodworking, roughing, refining, and finishing. Join us Wednesday, July 18th at 7pm at the Paramount, St. Cloud.

June CMWA Meeting

June’s topic will be a 40 minute DVD titled DUST CONTROL MADE SIMPLE, by Sandor Nagyszalanczy. It’s a comprehensive, up to date, and very informative video packed with good information for every woodworking enthusiast. This video offers valuable information for those with the most humble of wood shops all the way up to the commercial sized shop with central dust collection. This is a Must-See for health and safety minded woodworkers.

April CMWA Meeting

This month will feature a presentation by Roland Johnson on the basics of setting up a bandsaw and a comprehensive overview on bandsaw blades and will be held at the Paramount in Downtown St. Cloud.

February CMWA Meeting

The topic for this month's CMWA meeting will feature a video by author Jeff Jewitt titled HAND APPLIED FINISHES. "Simple tools and the correct techniques are all it takes to produce flawless finishes by hand."

January CMWA Meeting

The January CMWA meeting will feature a video titled SPRAY FINISHING MADE SIMPLE by Jeff Jewitt. Join us to learn from a well-known authority on finishing who combines his vast knowledge of the subject with the latest technology.

2012 Central Minnesota Wood Expo

The annual Central Minnesota Wood Expo is Saturday, March 17, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the St Cloud National Guard Armory.

1710 Veteran's Drive, St. Cloud, MN - Map

Woodworkers, vendors, and the public welcome. Admission $4

Tools - Lumber - Project Materials - Finished Wood Products

Hourly Prizes - a GRAND PRIZE!

See our flyer for more information.

December CMWA Meeting

We are looking forward to the our annual holiday potluck with the members and their spouses on Wednesday, December 21st at 6 pm, in the Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center (Basement). Please bring something to eat and share with others, and serving utensils if needed. All else will be provided (beverages, plates, silverware…).
See you all there!

NOTE: We will be starting at 6:00PM, which is one hour earlier than normal meetings.

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